Planning Engineer

Planning Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Project Controls

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Car Allowance

  • Contact:

    Samantha Ballentyne

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8905

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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I am currently recruiting on behalf of my client, a leading engineering and construction company who are working on a major nuclear project near Kent. They are recruiting for an experienced Planning Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis.

The main focus will be to work with the Project Managers to develop and manage schedules to incorporate risk, change, resource requirements and cost. The Planning Engineer will create plans to the full project lifecycle including development and design.

  • Develop, control, monitor, analyse and report on schedule related aspects
  • Create a cost and resource loaded, baseline plan for the project in accordance with company processes
  • Establish robust Work Breakdown and Project Control Structures in terms of project scope
  • Maintain and control project baselines in line with company procedures and guidance
  • Liaise with project team members and contractors with regards to progress and cost forecasting
  • Monitor, control and analyse the project programme and cost information using Earned Value methodologies, identify variances against the baseline plan with individual task
  • Liaise with project team members and contractors with regards to progress and cost forecasting
  • Challenging schedule and cost variances against the baseline plan with individual task leaders
  • Contribute to progress meetings, as required
  • Regular interfacing and integration with the project controls team to maintain an aligned financial position with the Project Plan.
  • Experience across whole project and programme lifecycle (e.g. Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Commissioning processes)
  • Excellent experience using Earned Value Analysis
  • Ability to reconcile cost information as it applies to the programme of work
  • Experience using Primavera P6
If you would like more information on this role, please contact me directly.

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